Judging strictly by the pageviews, you guys were really interested in 2010's two Ubuntu releases—along with the decision to move away from so much brown. We've got 2010's most popular stories from Open Ended.
Lucid dream: Ars reviews Ubuntu 10.04: Ubuntu 10.04, codenamed Lucid Lynx, is an ambitious update of one of the most popular Linux distributions. It delivers a bold new look, some compelling usability enhancements, and tighter integration with the cloud. In this comprehensive review, Ars takes you on a deep dive into the heart of the beast.